Adding and Dropping Spouse/Child Life Insurance
During the annual Benefit Choice period, the Benefit Choice Options booklet is available online for employees outlining any changes that will occur to the State of Illinois life insurance plan for the new plan year, July 1 through June 30. This may include changes to insurance carriers, premiums, or provisions. Changes take effect the following July 1.
During this period, employees may add and drop life insurance coverage on the optional State plan for their spouse and children.
Adding and dropping life insurance may be done online through CMS MyBenefits Marketplace by selecting the link at the top of the Benefit Choice page.
Dependent children who meet the eligibility requirements for health and dental insurance are eligible to apply for optional life insurance.